New Arrivals · Ohio Travel/History

February 19, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Ohio : off the beaten path.

February 18, 2019
Charlotte, N.C. : East Woods Press,
v. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Imprint varies: <1988-2001> Chester, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press ; 2005-2010, Guilford, Conn. : Insiders' Guide ; 2014, Guilford, Conn. : GPP Travel ; 2019- Guilford, Conn : Globe Pequot.
"A guide to unique places"--Cover (varies).

The Blue book of Cincinnati.

February 11, 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio : Jane Finneran.
v. ; 19 cm.
Vols. for 1964-1973 edited by Jane Finneran; 1976-1997 by Kay Hauer; 2000-<2016> by Daniel Brown.
Includes Miss to Mrs. (a cross index of maiden and married names).

Don't let me down : a memoir

February 4, 2019
Hosier, Erin, author.
New York : Atria Books, 2019.
319 pages ; 24 cm
Side one / Jack -- A day in the life -- Blackbird -- Cry baby cry -- If I fell -- The two of us -- Carry that weight -- Run for your life -- Don't let me down -- Rain -- Julia -- I'm looking through you -- Interlude: girl -- Hey Jude -- In my life -- Side two / Erin -- She's leaving home -- I'm a loser -- Come together -- The end -- Golden slumbers -- Here comes the sun -- I want to tell you -- Help! -- Got to get you into my life -- Fixing a hole -- You've got to hide your love away -- Let it be.
"Erin Hosier and her family belonged to a strict evangelical church in Bainbridge, Ohio, for the first fourteen years of her life. But Erin was a rebel of the eighties who dyed her hair with cherry Kool-Aid while loudly defending liberal causes. Behind closed doors, she and her family were "five mentally ill people at different stages of development, screaming and flailing hysterically like hyenas." At the heart of the family was her father, Jack, whom Erin remembers as "the first boy I ever knew, the first man I ever loved, and the first significant person in my life to die." But she and her family also knew his other side far too well--his lies and his quick-flame anger that they were careful not to provoke. But Erin never saw her dad angry when he was listening to the Beatles. Despite being seen as a sin in their church, rock n' roll became the bond that brought father and daughter together. It gave Erin the courage to ultimately stand up to her father and everybody else; the push to leave home and move to New York City; and the coping mechanism for all the pain along the way. Don't Let Me Down is the story of a young woman who tip-toed within the shadow of her father. It breaks open what women feel about their sexuality, self-worth, and the rites of passage they go through in adolescence. Above all, it's the story of growing up with one dysfunctional family and finding peace in another."--Provided by publisher.

Panorama of the 17th state.

January 29, 2019
[Toledo, Ohio] : Inside Michigan Publishers, Inc., [1953]
114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Issued as Vol. 2, no. 8 of Inside Ohio Magazine.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room is the complete issue of the magazine in original wrappers.

History of Coalton and Coal Township : the town with more future than past.

December 19, 2018
[Jackson, Ohio] : Jackson County Genealogical Society, 2005.
85, 77 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 28 cm
Reprint. Originally published: Coalton, Ohio : [s.n.], 1953.
"Indexed by Karen Davis, 2004"--Page 77.

Wellston family history.

December 19, 2018
[Wellston, Ohio] : [Wellston Historical Association], [2003?]
65, [66] pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Cover title.

History of Jackson County

December 19, 2018
[Jackson, Ohio?] : [Jackson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society?], [between 1983 and 2007]
116, [14] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Reprint. Originally published in 1953 ; new index has been added.
Cover title.

Facts from the history of Tiffin public schools.

December 12, 2018
Dildine, Frank.
[Bucyrus, Ohio] : [A-1 Printing], 2001.
78, 88 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Originally published 1927. Reprinted by Seneca County Genealogical Society, 2001.
Cover title.

Library scrapbook of Cincinnati facts

December 3, 2018
Fisher, Miriam Marting, author.
Cincinnati, OH : Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 1955.
303 pages, 14 unnumbered leaves ; 28 cm
Title taken from spine.
"Corrections and additions will be gratefully received by Mrs. Teasdale Fisher"--Introduction.
Introduction -- Antiquities -- Architecture -- Cincinnati views -- Local history -- National history -- Industry -- Miscellaneous arts -- Music -- Painting -- Religion -- Sculpture -- Science -- Theatre -- Index.
A compendium of miscellaneous facts about Cincinnati, Ohio compiled by Miriam Marting Fisher (1903-2000), wife of Teasdale Fisher and a local attorney who was one of the earliest female graduates of the Salmon P. Chase School of Law.

Annual manual : the local's guide to living in Cincinnati.

November 27, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio : Published by CityBeat
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Title from cover.
Copies in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room have original printed wrappers.

Hardin County's on fire!! : a collection of destructive fires in and around Hardin County (1833 to 1933)

November 13, 2018
Marvin, Ronald I., compiler
[Kenton, Ohio] : Hardin County Genealogical Society, 2012.
82 leaves : illustrations ; 28 cm
"September 2012."
"Compiled from articles in local newspapers including the Kenton Democrat, the Kenton Daily Democrat, the Hardin County Weekly Republican, the Kenton Weekly Republican, [and] the University Herald."
Ada -- Alger -- Belle Center -- Dudley Township -- Dunkirk -- Foraker -- Forest -- Harrod -- Kenton -- McGuffey -- Mount Victory -- Patterson -- Ridgeway -- Roundhead.

From wilderness to city. Volume one, History of Tiffin and Seneca County, Ohio, from prehistoric times to the incorporation of Tiffin as a city

November 8, 2018
Dildine, Frank.
[Seneca Co, Ohio] : [Seneca County Genealogical Society], [[1999?]
124 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Index: p. 99-124.
"Pioneer and early years historical events put in story garb and chronologically arranged, with high point feature articles."

Secret Cincinnati : a guide to the weird, wonderful, and obscure

November 7, 2018
Witt, Kathryn, author.
St. Louis, MO : Reedy Press, LLC, [2018]
vi, 202 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original color pictorial paper wrappers.
"Told with wonder, humor, and a big dose of sentimentality, here is a travel guide that lauds those little (and little-known) treasures all over town. From a tower missing its church and a maze you can meditate your way through to a book relating to a real-life beheading and a memorial to the last passenger pigeon, Secret Cincinnati is an exuberant shout-out to all that makes Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky that sometimes weird and always wonderful place it is"--Back cover.

Historic hotels of Columbus, Ohio

November 7, 2018
Betti, Tom, author.
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2015.
176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Wicked Columbus, Ohio

November 7, 2018
Meyers, David, 1948- author.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2015.
142 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Peckuwe 1780 : the Revolutionary War on the Ohio River frontier

November 2, 2018
Winkler, John F., 1946- author.
Botley, Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2018.
96 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm

Best hikes Cincinnati : the greatest views, wildlife, and forest strolls

October 19, 2018
Molloy, Johnny, 1961-
Guilford, CT : Falcon Guides, 2018.
xviii, 200 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm.
Includes index.

Early Cincinnati : a paper read before the Optimist Club

October 16, 2018
Wilby, Joseph.
Cincinnati : [publisher not identified, 1902.
23 pages ; 18 cm
Item located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original paper wrappers detached.
"March 1, 1902"--Cover.

Abandoned Ohio : ghost towns, cemeteries, schools, and more

October 11, 2018
Morris, Glenn, author.
[United States] : America Through Time, 2018.
111 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm

Toledo's Woodlawn Cemetery

October 5, 2018
Visser, Rebecca Deck, author.
Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2014]
127 pages : chiefly illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Woodlawn's beginnings -- The businessmen -- The soldiers -- The industrialists -- Lawyers, politicians, and social advocates -- Educators and other interesting Toledoans -- The Lloyd brothers.
"Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum, founded in 1876, has provided a final resting place for thousands of individuals. The story of the cemetery and arboretum provides an in-depth look at Toledo as it developed from a small port on the Great Lakes to a major manufacturing center during the first 50 years of the cemetery's existence. Images of America: Toledo's Woodlawn Cemetery presents the heavy hitters whose success in life allowed them to construct the most elaborate mausoleums and monuments reflecting turn-of-the-century interest in Egyptian art and Greek architecture. Others resting at the cemetery stumbled upon fame, including the humble railroad ticket agent who was honored in death with a colossal 30-foot pyramid, perhaps the most celebrated of all the monuments in the cemetery. Placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1998, historic Woodlawn Cemetery traces the storied past of Toledo"--Back cover.

Cleveland's catalog of cool : an irreverent guide to the land

October 1, 2018
Murphy, Michael, 1954-2017, author.
New York : Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, [2018]
221 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
The invention of Cleveland -- Polish boys & popcorn balls -- Ucztowanie! -- The sporting life -- Let's not make a scene -- Bars, clubs, & bowling -- The literary landscape of the land -- Squaw rocks! -- I returned to Cleveland and all I got was this lousy hat -- Dyngus days & duct tape festivals -- Conclusion.
"What to do in Cleveland now that it's gone from "The Mistake on the Lake" to "Believe Land" From polka bands to popcorn balls, the more recently bumbling Browns to the thankfully no- longer- burning river, Michael Murphy shares his Cleveland. Raised in The Land, Murphy returns to see that the quirky character of his hometown is no longer mocked, but celebrated (mostly). The city, where high cuisine used to be Manners Big Boy or the Woolworth's lunch counter, has turned into a culinary hub with multiple James Beard Award- winning chefs. There are now boating festivals and kayaking clubs on the once polluted Cuyahoga River. Cleveland has become a place that people actually intend to visit, not just get stuck in when the airport is snowed in. Cleveland's Catalog of Cool mixes contemporary with vintage stories and profiles of essential Clevelanders, past and present, like the well- known like Jimmy Brown and Chef Michael Symon, the late Harvey Pekar, and, of course, the most quintessential of all Clevelanders, Ghoulardi."--Provided by publisher.

Papyrus dream : "it's all relative"

September 25, 2018
Robinson, Mary L., author.
Columbia, SC : [manufacturer not identified], 2018.
225 pages ; 23 cm
Alabama -- Cincinnati, Ohio -- Monday's child -- Henry Jr, "Foot" -- Margaret -- Paul -- Mary -- Betty "Ludy" -- Dannie Mae "Boo Boo" -- Frederick "Freddy" -- Brenda -- Thomas "Tony" -- Theodore Richard "Ted/"Rick" -- Curtis -- Sharon -- Henry "Sam" & Mariah's thirty-fourth anniversary page -- My relationship with my parents -- Mary and Harvey -- Our second wind -- Harvey Jr., "Sonny" -- Harold "Cas" -- Mary and John -- Down and out -- My relationship with God.
"Mary's story covers seven decades and is her story of faith and family. With many trials and joys she tells the story of each of her siblings in such vivid detail. The story of her family covers many aspects of the times they lived in and through these times her faith grows. She struggles through a difficult marriage and deals with many of the social changes of the times. Her love of family and her faith grows on each page and in the end she sends a message of hope and encouragement"

Hidden history of Lorain County

September 24, 2018
Sagert, Kelly Boyer, author.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2018.
140 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

Original Makers Club City Guide 2012 Cincinnati, OH.

August 17, 2018
Louisville : Original Makers Club, 2012.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Cover title.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection has original black and white pictorial paper wrapper.
21c Museum Hotel -- Metropole -- 513 City Flea -- 1215 Wine Bar & Coffee Lab -- Bakersfield OTR -- Parlour -- Japp's -- Studio N -- Spotted Goose Co. -- Brazee Street School of Glass -- Marti's Floral Designs -- Five Dot Design -- Taste of Belgium -- Mica 12/V -- Lavomatic Cafe -- Local 127 -- Nicholas Moegly -- Flow -- Sloane -- Framester -- Nada -- Cincinnati Museum Center -- 4EG -- Righteous Room -- Lackman -- Mount Adams Pavilion -- Stand -- Alive One -- Keystone Bar & Grill -- Igby's -- Tap & Go -- Original Makers Club Dinner Series -- Jean-Robert's Table -- Park + Vine -- Fountain Square -- Washington Park -- Via Vite -- Digs -- Rookwood Pottery Company -- Bouquet Restaurant & Wine Bar -- La Poste -- Django's Western Tacos -- Bella Grace Studios -- Smart Studio & Sustainable Supply -- Arnold's Bar & Grill -- Queen City Cookies -- Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore -- Switch Lighting & Design -- Jaguar Land Rover Cincinnati -- Moerlein Lagers & Ales -- Moerlein Lager House -- Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati -- Young Philanthropist Society of Cincinnati -- La Silhouette -- Clifton Performance Theatre -- Cork 'N Bottle -- Paolo, a Modern Jeweler.
A collection of advertisements of various local businesses located in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Cincinnati, Ohio Polk city directory.

August 1, 2018
[Taylor, Mich.?] : Polk Co.,
v. ; 34 cm.
Also includes the following Ohio and Kentucky communities: Addyston, Anderson Township, Arlingtn Heights, Blue Ash, Camp Dennison, Cheviot, Cincinnati, Cleves, College Hill, Columbia Townshipo, Covington, Deer Park, Elmwood Place, Fort Thomas, Ft. Mitchell, Ft. Wright, Glendale, Harrison, Hooven, Liberty Township, Lockland, Loveland, Maineville, Miamitown, Montgomery, Mount Healthy, Mt. Saint Joseph, N. College Hill, Newport, North Bend, Norwood, Park Hills, Reading, Saint Bernard, Sharonville, Silverton, Southgate, Springdale, Terrace Park, Walnut Hills, West Chester, Wilder, Wyoming.
"Including: Hamilton County; Milford, Newtown, and Hills and Dales, Oh; Covington and Newport, Ky."

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